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Zwinger

Theaterplatz 1 | Ostra-Allee, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany (Innere Altstadt)
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Ranked #2 of 68 attractions in Dresden
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Waterloo, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Although the Zwinger was partly undergoing renovation and improvements when we visited, the palace is one of the must-dos when you are in Dresden. The gardens are beautiful and the palace facade has been wonderfully restored.

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Perth, Australia
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30 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Variety of museums need hours to see, nice gardens for the children to play in. Nice water features and especially loved the crown, well worth a visit

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Richmond, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Worth a trip just to see the old section of Dresden. The Zwinger is an amazing baroque work of architecture.

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athens
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

There is a lovely garden and terrace with views. Beware because when blowing fountains bordered world.

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Great place to walk around. Very big area. There was a kind of porselain gallery inside. But it is the outside that is breathtaking.

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Orlando, Florida
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

The Zwinger is a collection of buildings representing one of the best examples of Baroque architecture in Germany. The central courtyards are a fantastic place for a walk at any time of day, allowing a visitor to enjoy the design of the buildings or the grounds. Located within the buildings are three different museums, all of which are worth a... More

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Delft, The Netherlands
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Several museums are located in this palace, and some others nearby. The garden is nice to just enjoy an afternoon and relax.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

it is like a palace but not exactly. There is a very nice area in between and 4 parts of rectangular forming the Zwinger. In all those parts there are museums and really good exposisions to see. All of them worth be visited, especially the porcelain collection

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Since my childhood I love the "Zwinger" of Dresden, the castle of Dresden. I it a very imposing building which was renovated at the end of the "DDR" already. You really should yourself take time to see it.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

a magical place in Dresden, Germany, a big complex with beautiful lawn in the center and lush garden surrounding it , fine paintings and art, beautiful architecture in and out of this place, lots of tourist, such a lovely and magical place

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